Tragedy as a teenage reveler, 18, dies after falling from a fence trying to climb a nightclub
- Teen died after trying to climb fence to enter Brisbane’s popular nightclub
- The 18-year-old’s body was found in Fortitude Valley on Sunday afternoon
- Police believe he was climbing a gate behind the club to enter on Saturday
A teenager was found dead after falling while trying to climb a fence to get into a popular nightclub.
The 18-year-old was found dead behind the Birdees nightclub in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley around noon on Sunday.
Emergency personnel rushed to the avenue at Gipps Street, where the body was found with serious head injuries.
The 18-year-old was found dead behind the Birdees nightclub (pictured) in the Fortitude Valley in Brisbane around Sunday afternoon
Police say the teenager climbed the gate trying to enter the nightclub and backpacker hostel.
Birdees took to Facebook on Sunday to announce that they would not open the club.
“Keep in mind that Burdees will not open tonight, Sunday, July 5,” they wrote.
“This is in response to a tragic event that took place near the site last night and out of respect for the families of those involved.”
A report is being prepared for the coroner.
Birdees took to Facebook on Sunday to announce that they would not open the club